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Vancouver Island Car Seat Techs

We at Vancouver Island Car Seat Techs have recently retired our printable tri-fold brochure covering all stages of restraints (rear facing, forward facing, belt positioning boosters, and adult seat belts), and instead have authored an improved, updated version for the Child Passenger Safety Association of Canada (our certifying body) and the Canadian Car Seat Network, […]

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Do you live somewhere cold or rainy? If you’re in Canada, the answer to that is yes, at least for part of the year!  You’ve maybe heard that winter coats and infant bunting bags shouldn’t be worn in car seats — maybe you’ve even read it in your car seat manual (you read your manual […]

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Now that my oldest is now past the ‘milestone’ of age four, and has reached the ‘magical’ weight of 40lbs a few months ago, I’ve been getting surprised looks and inquiring remarks about when she’ll be out of her ‘baby seat’ and into a booster. Not for a while for our family (a year to […]

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Car seats are confusing. There are so many rules, so many tiny details to know and understand, and there’s not a lot of education happening provincially to teach parents realize what they don’t know. Vancouver Island Car Seat Technicians are to help! Car crashes are the number one cause of death resulting from unintentional injuries for […]

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